"Herpes Symptoms: Information on HSV-1 and HSV-2" by getSTDtested.com

Learn about herpes symptoms and more. To get tested for herpes as early as today, visit http://getstdtested.com/genital-herpes-test

Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States. Types 1 herpes (oral herpes) is not an STD, but type 2 herpes (genital herpes) is – it is important to recognize the symptoms of both herpes 1 & herpes 2 and to get tested for herpes if you are sexually active. Learn more about the symptoms of herpes from Dr. Sabrina Kendrick, Director of the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center & getSTDtested.com

How do I know if I have herpes? Herpes is one of the most common infections in the United States. There is type I or oral herpes which is not a sexually transmitted disease and then there is type II or genital herpes that is a sexually transmitted disease. Herpes type I and type II are both transmitted skin-to-skin contact. Herpes can be tested by culture of the lesion or it can be tested by a blood-based laboratory test.

Additional herpes resources:

General STD information: http://getstdtested.com/std-information
Genital herpes symptoms: http://getstdtested.com/genital-herpes-symptoms
Genital herpes window period: http://getstdtested.com/genital-herpes-window-period
Genital herpes treatment: http://getstdtested.com/genital-herpes-treatment

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